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Qualcomm and Lenovo sign 3G/4G patent license agreement

Feb 19, 14:28

Qualcomm and Lenovo have announced that they have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, which covers devices marketed by both Motorola and Lenovo.

Taiwan market: Foxconn leads patent applications in 2015

Feb 3, 14:32

Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn) topped local companies in the number of patent applications in 2015, with 659, according to data released by the Intellectual Property Office...

Patent deployment of smart manufacturing vendors focuses on computer technology, control, and measurement, says MIC

Feb 1, 22:40

Faced with the ever-changing global trends and markets, companies around the world are keen to develop innovative technologies and seek patent protection to safeguard their R&D...

Nichia wins patent infringement lawsuit against Everlight Electronics in the US

Jan 29, 16:00

Japan-based LED maker Nichia on January 28 announced that the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has judged that Taiwan-based LED packaging service provider Everlight...

US companies take up 58% of the patent share on smart home energy management, says MIC

Jan 20, 14:46

In recent years, energy conservation has risen up the global agenda, putting HEM (Home Energy Management) front and center in smart home energy technologies. Major countries have...

Qualcomm signs more patent license deals in China

Dec 31, 10:37

Qualcomm has disclosed two license deals it has reached with China-based Haier and Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment, which will pay the chip firm royalties for using its 3G...

Qualcomm and QiKu sign 3G/4G patent license agreement

Dec 30, 11:11

Qualcomm has announced the company has entered into a 3G and 4G China patent license agreement with QiKu Internet Network Scientific (Shenzhen), a joint venture between Qihu and Co...

US court fines Epistar US$9.3 million for patent infringement

Nov 27, 11:18

The jury of a US district court in Massachusetts has made a preliminary decision to fine Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar US$9.3 million for infringing US patent...

SAS offers free patent licensing

Oct 23, 14:37

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) on October 22 announced the availability of free licensing for its patent No. 1452185 concerning the...

CCL maker TUC faces fine in US over patent violation

Stockwatch - Sep 22, 15:38

Taiwan Union Technology (TUC) is facing a fine after a US jury found that its products violated two patents held by Isola, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...

Foxconn August revenues up on year

Sep 11, 15:07

Foxconn Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$292.92 billion (US$9.01 billion) for August, falling 6.17% on month but rising 6.48% on year, and NT$2.59 trillion for...

Nichia sues Everlight subsidiary in Germany for patent infringement

Sep 1, 16:15

Japan-based Nichia has filed a charge with the District Court of Dusseldorf, Germany, against WOFI Leuchten Wortmann & Filz GmbH, a Germany-based residential lighting subsidiary...

Cree and Epistar sign LED chip patent cross-license agreement

Aug 5, 16:11

Cree and Epistar have signed a worldwide patent cross-license agreement for LED chips to further advance the growth of the LED lighting and LED bulb markets. Cree and Epistar both...

Nichia obtains 2 white LED patents from EPO, enhances patent infringement charge against Everlight

Jul 27, 15:12

Japan-based Nichia has obtained two new white LED patents mainly concerning YAG phosphoric material from the European Patent Office (EPO). The two patents strengthen a pending charge...

China 1H15 patent applications up 20.5% on year

Jul 24, 14:40

China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) received 1.124 million patent applications (invention, utility or design) and granted 471,000 patents in the first half of 2015,...

Epistar licenses LED filament patent to China-based Leedarson Lighting

Jul 24, 12:01

LED Epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has licensed its LED filament patent to China-based LED lighting maker Leedarson Lighting for making LED filament style light bulbs. The...

Heraeus files patent infringement complaint against Giga Solar

Jun 11, 12:03

Germany-based Heraeus Holding on June 10 filed with Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court a charge against Taiwan-based PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials for allegedly...

Aten International accuses Unisum, Beijing Hardlink of patent infringement

Jun 5, 14:39

KVM switch solution provider Aten International on June 4 announced that it has filed with the Beijing Intellectual Property Court in northern China against China-based KVM providers...

Everlight wins against Nichia in US patent infringement suit

Apr 27, 15:01

In April 2012, Everlight Electronics filed for declaratory judgment of invalidity and non-infringement of Nichia's US patents related to white LEDs, including US Patent Nos. 5998925...

MediaTek responds to patent infringement case brought by Synaptics against its China-based affiliate

Stockwatch - Apr 24, 14:58

The recent patent infringement case brought by Synaptics against Goodix Technology in the US will not affect MediaTek's overall operations, according to the Taiwan-based IC design...

Synaptics files patent complaints in protection of touch sensing technology

Apr 23, 22:22

Synaptics has announced the filing of complaints against BLU Products and two Goodix entities, including Goodix Technology, in the US International Trade Commission (USITC) and US...

Digitimes Research: Microsoft patent fee cut to attract vendors to pre-install apps in Android products

Apr 14, 11:14

According to Digitimes Research's latest findings from Taiwan's and China's smartphone/tablet upstream supply chain, in exchange for hardware players to pre-install its software applications...

Heraeus claims patent for Te-added glass material used to manufacture PV paste

Mar 18, 15:14

Germany-based Heraeus has announced joint possession with Japan-based Shoei Chemical of a patent regarding Te (tellurium)-added glass material used to make conductive silver PV paste...

ASMedia appoints lawyers to defend patent lawsuit against VIA

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 22:16

Commenting on its lawsuit against VIA Technologies, which VIA has accused ASMedia for infringing its intellectual property rights concerning USB 3.0 in the US, ASMedia has issued...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm antitrust probe reshapes patent licensing in China

Feb 17, 15:46

China's anti-trust investigation of Qualcomm has come to an end with the US chip vendor making concessions in order control damage to its operations in the country. The fine for the...

Foxconn taking different approach on patent management

Jan 27, 12:10

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently changed its strategy for patent acquisition and instead of trying to push the number of patents, the Taiwan-based maker...

Cree sues Unity Opto for alleged patent infringement

Jan 14, 11:42

US-based LED lighting vendor Cree has filed with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin a charge against Taiwan-based...

Digitimes Research: Nvidia steps up efforts for GPU licensing

Jan 5, 15:55

To find new outlets for its GPU business, Nvidia has started licensing its GPU architecture to other application processor (AP) designers. Kepler was the first GPU platform Nvidia...

Lof Solar sues Sunshine PV for alleged patent infringement

Dec 23, 11:34

Color crystalline silicon solar cell maker Lof Solar has filed a lawsuit with Taiwan Intellectual Property Court, accusing Sunshine PV, which makes CIGS thin-film PV modules and color...

Patent wars may become competitive strategy in China smartphone market

Nov 27, 12:04

China-based smartphone vendors may engage in patent wars in their home market as Huawei and ZTE reportedly have begun taking legal action against rivals including Xiaomi Technology,...

Biostar says Samsung-Nvidia lawsuit not affecting operation

Stockwatch - Nov 25, 16:08

Commenting on Samsung Electronics' complaints to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against Nvidia and its clients over the Nvidia Shield tablet's alleged violation of eight...

China-based smartphone vendors bracing for patent complaints, say sources

Nov 14, 12:37

International brands such Nokia, Microsoft and Ericsson, which hold numerous patents related mobile communications, reportedly are likely to take legal action against some China-based...

ASE payment to settle patent litigation with Tessera reduced

Nov 6, 19:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that its payment to settle patent disputes with Tessera have been...

SAS obtains Taiwan patent for polycrystalline silicon wafer process

Oct 20, 15:08

Crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has obtained from Taiwan's Intellectual Property Office a patent for a process to grow polycrystalline silicon...

Tera Xtal wages patent infringement war

Oct 13, 14:33

Sapphire ingot maker Tera Xtal Technology has filed with Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court a charge against Apple Asia, Apple's subsidiary based in Hong Kong, and Taiwan-based...

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